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Is China Building Up Its Military? A Look At Recent Developments After The Country's Slow Economic Growth

Hundreds gathered for protests over mass layoffs in Beijing, China, on Tuesday, but demonstrators weren’t publicly criticizing a manufacturing company or any business for that matter. The downsizing entity in question was none other than the nation’s military, Reuters reported.
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I attended Microsoft's launch today in New York City and wanted to provide my first impressions of the event.Today's announcements were additive to the Surface line, but the company also rolled out th
A lawsuit filed in Illinois in May under the Biometric Information Privacy Act. Facebook previously argued to have it dismissed but judges said that the case should go ahead.
Giphy wants to be the one-stop shop at the center of the GIF ecosystem. Now with GV as an investor and 100 million daily users -- 2/3 the size of Snapchat -- with 1 billion GIFs sent each day, Giphy's
An image of a pair of lady's legs has gone viral on Twitter after users struggled to figure out what was deceiving about the limbs.
The Division has unleashed its lootstorm 1.4 patch, and you will likely be drowning in high level gear soon enough if you return. But does the big update truly fix everything that was wrong with the g
The study from the University of Granada looked at babies born to 56 mothers and analysed blood samples for signs of oxidative stress (stock image used).
The ‘walled garden’ may be breaking down further for one of Apple’s most popular digital services.
A look at how the meaning of "fundamental" shifts when you consider different areas of physics.
Yoga might be another promising approach, especially for addressing spinal stiffness and reduced mobility in astronauts.
NEW YORK CITY (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp on Wednesday announced a free "creators update" to its Windows 10 operating system for computers.
Described to network executives as “the Watch List,” the app will recommend shows based on content viewers already access through their Apple TVs.        
Finance minister Pravin Gordhan‚ his deputy Mcebisi Jonas and director-general in the treasury Lestja Kganyago kicked for touch on energy matters on Wednesday‚ refusing to give detailed answe
The family of a Dundee-born scientist who died in Antarctica in a snowmobile accident say they are "immensely proud" of his achievements.
Super League Gaming, an interactive video game league to be played in movie theaters, has raised $5 million in a Series C round of funding. The company, based in Santa Monica, California has now raise
A $100m initiative to listen for radio signals from aliens is targeting a star with an unusual dimming pattern.
Watch 400 paper birds flap and flock in mid-air The post Watch This Mesmerizing Sculpture Morph Like a Flock of Birds appeared first on WIRED.
In an effort to protect data privacy, SAP has guaranteed that European technicians will handle its technical support issues in the region.
For decades, explaining the rotation of individual galaxies proved incredibly difficult. But dark matter simulations have just passed this seemingly insurmountable test.
It's time for the quarterly parlor game: what will Apple do with its massive pile of cash?
There’s new data on Antarctica’s melting glaciers, and for anyone worried about the effects of climate change, it’s cold comfort indeed. A pair of studies by researchers at NASA and
Healthcare data is much, much cheaper than financial.
Sandboxes provide environments for developers and testers to reproduce even the most complex infrastructures, from data centres to public and hybrid clouds
The Apple TV needs a serious hardware refresh just one year after launch.
As part of the SETI project to speed up the search for alien signals, a team of astronomers in the US will recruit a huge telescope in West Virginia to study distant star KIC 8462852 more closely.
The OnePlus 3 is a flagship phone without the flagship price. Next year we want that again, but even better.
The Dali Katch wireless speaker is a stylish ovoid shape with a filigree lattice grille. (Image: Dali) There are many Bluetooth wireless speakers around at the moment. You can pick a cheap model like
Govt was trying to notify the regulations by the end of this year but the initiative was delayed by issues raised by handset makers
The idea that a supply chain solution should not be a “black box” solution – a solution that forces planners to blindly trust the output of the optimization engine – has been around for close to twent
Amazon's Fire tablets are getting the Alexa voice assistant
Going after new markets often requires bold moves. Japanese computer game titan Nintendo is stretching out -- yet again -- in an effort to win new customers after unveiling its newest console, the Nin
More corals are dying and others are succumbing to disease and predators after the worst-ever bleaching on Australia's iconic Great Barrier Reef, scientists said Wednesday.
BEIJING (Reuters) - Some Chinese iPhone owners are giving their old models a makeover to look like the latest iPhone 7, rather than buying new - a trend that could dent Apple Inc's efforts to boost sa
(Reuters) - Online food order and delivery company GrubHub Inc reported a better-than-expected quarterly revenue, as more diners used its services to place orders.

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